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In US, Latin Coming-of-Age Parties Change with the Times

The transition from childhood to adulthood is celebrated in various ways, and at different ages, around the world.  In many Latin American cultures, young women mark the transition at age 15.  In Los Angeles, the celebration is evolving and becoming a more lavish affair.    At a local quinceanera exposition, 13-year-old Adilen Torres and her mother research prices and gather ideas for her 15th birthday, two years from now.  Torres says the celebration will be a time to ...

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